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Alcohol

PAC formed in support of Bladen beer and wine referendum

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videoVoters will decide the issue May 6 during the primary election. Bladen County commissioners agreed to put the issue on the ballot last year. Full story...
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New Hanover ABC to add 'spirits' to signage

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videoRenovations to New Hanover County ABC headquarters in Wilmington are leading to a change in signage. The sign on the building on 17th St. is broken, so board members decided it was time for a change. Full story...
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ABC Board mulling cutting downtown task force funding

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videoIt's budget season, and the New Hanover County ABC Board is looking for ways to save money. Director Dan Sykes says one proposal on the table would have the board cut the $180,000 it gives to a joint task force meant to cut down crime downtown. Full story...
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ALE renewing enforcement of bar memberships

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Thanks to renewed enforcement of a state alcohol law you might not be able to get a drink, regardless of your age, if you’re not a card carrying member of that establishment. Full story...
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Robbery at ABC store in Burgaw

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There was a robbery at the ABC Store at 207 US Highway 117 S in Burgaw Monday afternoon. Full story...
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Tabor City liquor vote fails by one vote

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videoMixed drinks will not be available any time soon at restaurants in Tabor City. A recount of the Nov. 5 on a referendum to allow the alcohol sale confirmed the measure failed by one vote. Full story...
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With one vote difference, Tabor City booze referendum gets recount

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videoThere will be a recount on a referendum for selling mixed drinks in Tabor City. Columbus County Board of Elections Supervisor Carla Strickland says the final vote was 133 for and 134 against the measure. Full story...
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Liquor vote passes in two towns, deadlocks in third

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videoShould restaurants be allowed to serve liquor? That was the question posed to voters in three Columbus County towns. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Coffee shop wants to sell beer, complaint holding it up

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videoWired on Wrightsville is a coffee shop off Wrightsville Avenue, but the owners want to add beer to the late-night menu. Full story...
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Topsail Beach wants to update an old law

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videoA Pender County law from the 60's is costing one store lots of money. The law allows the sale of beer in a retail store , but prohibits the consumption of it. Full story...
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Despite new law, some businesses post signs to keep guns out

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videoWalking the streets of downtown Wilmington, you may have noticed a few new signs in the windows of some of your favorite restaurants and bars. That's because starting Tuesday, concealed carry permit holders are now allowed to bring their weapons into places that serve alcohol unless business post a sign forbidding it. Full story...
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Vineyard owner wants Bladen Co. voters to approve alcohol sales

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video Bladen County has long been a dry county, but with muscadine vines now growing in fields that used to grow tobacco, some are calling for the sale of alcoholic beverages to become legal. Full story...
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Police shut down illegal bar in Wilmington

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videoWilmington Police say they helped bust an illegal bar overnight. WPD and Alcohol Law Enforcement served a search warrant at 510 S. 14th St. last night after getting numerous complaints from neighbors. Full story...
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More law enforcement to patrol Masonboro Island for holiday weekend

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and the state Division of Coastal Management are coordinating an increased law enforcement presence for this year’s Independence Day holiday at the Masonboro Island Reserve in Wilmington. Full story...
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House bill relaxes rules for stadium alcohol sales

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A bill relaxing rules for selling beer to seated fans at North Carolina stadiums has passed the state House. Full story...
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